Letter from the President

Diamonds in the Rough

July 2020

As we’ve all come to consider way too many times over this past troubled Spring of 2020, things have been extraordinarily different. And difficult.

Yet, within the Little Diamond Island community, a great accomplishment has still taken place – rough times or no. A major Celebration is now certainly warranted. Unfortunately, however, we will not get to physically experience this success story at what would be our “normal” Annual Meeting time later in July. But as a teaser, we can today capsulize this amazing effort and then hopefully plan on an actual celebratory event in the Fall. Stay tuned...

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Goldenrod. Image by Mabel Amber from Pixabay.

Wild Seed Project

Presentation by Heather McCargo - OCT 2019 Annual Meeting on Long Island

Article by Priscilla Doucette, Jane Laughlin, and Hope MacVane. Reprinted from the OCT Annual Newsletter Volume 15, 2019.

This year’s Annual Meeting featured a special presentation from Heather McCargo, Founder and Executive Director of The Wild Seed Project. Heather is an educator with 30 years of experience in plant propagation, landscape design, horticulture, and conservation.

The following are highlights from Heather’s slide presentation at the meeting and from her numerous publications. As stewards of over 90 acres of preserved land in Casco Bay, OCT recognizes the importance of Heather’s work to all of us who care about our environment.

Heather McCargo of The Wild Seed Project speaking at the OCT 2019 annual meeting

Heather McCargo of The Wild Seed Project, speaking at the OCT 2019 Annual Meeting.

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